Mouth with papillae and upper lips have protrusions.
Sexual Differences: Similar to the
Hypostomus genera but remains smaller with
the males having bristles on the odontodes mainly
on the posterier of the body during spawning time.
Aquarium Care: Relatively easy to
keep with higher temperatures and a fine sand substrate.
Diet: Not fussy and will eat most
prepared aquarium foods such as tablet, frozen and